klcd's Journey with Cervical Cancer

Family/Friend: Cervical Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 58, Stage IVB

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    • klcd
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

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    almost 4 years ago
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    Treatment didn't work

    Oh No

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    almost 4 years ago
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    Supposed to be a pelvic exenteration, but stopped surgery after removing ovaries

    Procedure or Surgery

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    almost 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

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    almost 4 years ago
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    Bladder problems

    Side Effects

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    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

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    • klcd
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Lung collapses

    Side Effects

    Lung collapses due to operation to install port

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    • klcd
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Phase I clinical trial at Moffitt Cancer Center

    Clinical Trial

    My mom is having awful side effects. Lose of appetite and hair, dry mouth, and dangerously low blood counts. We received some goods news, that her cancer markers had shrunk. I was so happy for a week until she received her CT results that were not as promising. My mom wanted to quit the study, but we talked her into sticking with it. It turns out it does not matter. Doctor called to say she was being kicked out of the study. My mom lost 20 lbs rapidly on the study and at least is gaining weight back, but what about the cancer? My parents decided to go back to the local doctor for traditional chemotherapy. This is the guy that gave up on her when her cancer spread from stage IIB. I wish we could find a doctor who cared.

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    • klcd
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    ureteral stent replacement

    Procedure or Surgery

    My mom had her stent replaced. It was originally put in 6 months ago to correct some radiation damage. I was so worried all day. It was supposed to be a short procedure and my mom had to be there at 5:30am. My dad doesn't like us to bother him with phone calls since their are 4 of us. Luckily that doesn't stop my older sister. At 2pm my sister finally found out that the doctor had been running hours late and my mom had just finished her surgery and was in recovery, but we didn't know how she was feeling yet. Another reason to hate the local doctors. I am so worried about leaving my mom in their care, but I understand her not wanting to travel an hour to and from treatment.

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